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2008 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Day 2 Report

2008 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Day 2 Report 0001

Two more events took place on Sunday in the 2008 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). It was a day for traditional poker games, prior to Sunday's double helping of no-limit hold'em tourneys, and both Saturday events easily eclipsed their pre-event guarantees.

WCOOP Event #3: $215 Limit Hold'em $300,000 Guaranteed

The first fixed-limit event of this years WCOOP saw 2,258 participants for a total prize pool of $451,600. Notable showings included Soren Kongsgaard in 69th place and Matt "MattSuspect" Molinari in 66th place.

The tournament came to a close nearly 18 hours after it began when cwp394 got the best of Peter "#1PEN" Neff in the heads-up battle. Neff took home $54,192 while cwp394 left with a first-place prize of $73,385.

The final results were:

1. cwp394 - $73,385.00

2. Peter "#1PEN" Neff - $54,192.00

3. Teacher G - $38,927.92

4. Luke "BdBeatslayer" Vrabel - $26,192.80

5. edwinv070 - $21,676.80

6. skizer - $17,160.80

7. Perumov - $12,644.80

8. BadCardsAA - $8,128.80

9. lucky_aces08 - $5,012.76

Event #4 $215 2-7 Triple Draw $100K Guaranteed

734 players entered this year's deuce-to-seven lowball tourney to create a prize pool of $146,800. Among the top showings were Thayer Rasmussen in 52nd place, Mike Sowers in 50th place, "Rabscuttle" in 29th place, and "BrandonPL" in 13th place.

After twelve and a half hours the final six players duked it out to

decide the first-place prize of $24,809.20. In the heads-up battle,

playitsafe bested mardene to win the bracelet.

The final results were:

1. playitsafe - $24,809.20

2. mardene - $18,555.52

3. thevoice72 - $13,579.00

4. jordan999 - $11,010.00

5. Mills23 - $8,074.00

6. gudfaren - $5,505.00

7. GymZQuirk - $3,009.40

8. SgtKyle - $3,009.40

9. thetinkerman - $3,009.40

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